Section 11M of the Food Act 1981
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 was issued by the Director-General of Health on 5 January 2001.
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 amends the New Zealand (Mandatory) Food Standard 1997 to include as prescribed foods, bovine products and bovine derived products that may contain Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).
Prescribed foods are inspected at the border to ensure that they comply with New Zealand law.
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 will be applied to products where the bovine component originates from specified European countries.
The list of countries is available from the Ministry of Health, including its web site - www.moh.govt.nz
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 is available for inspection at the Ministry of Health,
133 Molesworth Street, Wellington.
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 may
be viewed on the Ministry of Health web site - www.moh.govt.nz
Copies of all New Zealand food standards, including the New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001, can be purchased from any Bennetts Government Bookshop:
? Bennetts, Commerce House, 360 Queen Street, Auckland. Telephone: (09) 377 3496. Facsimile: (09) 377 3497.
? Whitcoulls, Shop 42 Centre Place, P.O. Box 928, Hamilton. Telephone: (07) 839 6305. Facsimile: (07) 834 3520.
? Bennetts on Broadway, P.O. Box 138, Palmerston North. Telephone: (06) 358 3009. Facsimile: (06) 358 2836.
? Bennetts Government Bookshop, P.O. Box 5334, Wellington. Telephone: (04) 499 3433. Facsimile: (04) 499 3375.
? Whitcoulls Cashel Street, Private Bag, Christchurch. Telephone: (03) 379 7142. Facsimile: (03) 377 2529.
? Whitcoulls George Street, P.O. Box 1104, Dunedin. Telephone: (03) 477 8294. Facsimile: (03) 477 7869.
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 comes into force on publication in the New Zealand Gazette, except for those persons who were notified directly, when it came into effect upon service of that notification.
The New Zealand (Emergency) Food Standard 2001 shall remain in force for a period of 6 months from 5 January 2001.